Recent data place American students on an upward academic trajectory.
Monthly Archives For September 2007
Claims that professors use their classroom positions to indoctrinate rather than educate their students crop up frequently in today’s polarized political climate. A geography course at Chapel Hill appears to be a perfect example.
Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students continue to enroll in more and more multicultural classes while, conversely, studying fewer and fewer foreign languages.
Monday’s Columbia University reception for Iran’s dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was not “the great thing about America.”
On the evening of Thursday, September 20, 2007 at the offices of The
Education Sector, Albert Shanker was remembered as “the founding father of modern
teacher unionism,” as a “leading education reformer” and a “tough liberal.”
Tufts University’s Tisch Civil Engagement Program is likely to change the approach to higher education system at U.S Colleges and Universities in the near future.
As foreign policy becomes increasingly complicated in the Middle East, the lack of a public diplomacy strategy by the U. S. State Department becomes problematic, Michael Waller, the author of The Public Diplomacy Reader, told the crowd in a recent appearance at the Heritage Foundation.
Is there any other kind?
Look for the latest documentary from self-described gadfly Michael Moore to make the rounds of American college campuses in the not-so-distant future.
A case study of an anti-poverty program that became a middle-class subsidy.